Branding & Weddings


Photo of wedding rings intertwinedThis thought crossed my mind as I plan my upcoming 2015 workshop, Creating a Memorable Brand.

How long did it take you to plan your wedding? Did you hire a professional wedding planner? Did you use the same level of detail you used to plan your wedding to develop your small business' brand? If not…why not?

Compare the time and dollars you spent on your wedding to the dollar amount you spent on your brand. Oh, got scared, did you! Do you think it's odd that most weddings cost more than what most are willing to pay to develop the foundation of their small business? Especially considering most small business owners expect to support their family over the years?


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What I am Thankful for Today! #thanksgiving


Photo of turkeyThis is so easy it shouldn't even be called blogging. It's kind of cheating. Jumping on the easy win…a holiday called Thanksgiving! Totally not my style, but here we go!

1. Let's get it over with…the lame obvious statement of MY HEALTH. But in my case, I started 2014 with a bout of pneumonia/bronchitis, whatever. Seriously, the 3-4 step trip to the refrigerator required me to rest against the counter until I could breath again. It took about 10 days of this to have a new appreciation for all those folks who suffer from some sort of chronic pulmonary disease. Luckily, I did bounce back quickly (month or so), but it's so easy to realize how much I take my health and fitness for granted.

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